Areas covered include:
- Analysis of 'International social work'
- Globalisation and indigenisation
- Social justice and human rights
- Poverty and livelihoods
- Ecological issues
- Education, theory, research and practice
- Social work in different settings
- Religion and spirituality
- Responses to disasters and conflicts
- Life course perspectives
- Regional perspectives
- Future directions
With a truly international range of contributions, the Handbook incorporates perspectives from Asia, Africa, Europe, Australasia, the Middle East and the Americas.
It will be an invaluable resource for undergraduates, postgraduates, researchers and academics working in the fields of social work, social welfare, human services, and community development worldwide, as well as service providers and policy makers in the international arena.